Punta cana Weather November Averages, Dominican Republic

What's the weather like in Punta Cana in November

Punta Cana is a popular holiday located found on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic. Known for its beaches and water sports, this resort boasts a tropical climate with high temperatures and plenty of sunshine throughout the year. November marks the end of the rainy and hurricane season in Punta Cana, which means there is still a decent chance you'll experience strong winds and intense rainfall during your holiday.


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    • Temperature Temperature 27°C 80°F
    • High Temperature Holiday Weather 30°C 86°F
    • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 23°C 74°F
    • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 8 hrs
    • Rainfall Rainfall 116 mm
    • Rainfall days Rainfall days 7 days
    • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 28°C 82°F

    Punta cana Weather for November 2019

    What's the weather like in Punta Cana in November

    Punta Cana is a popular holiday located found on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic. Known for its beaches and water sports, this resort boasts a tropical climate with high temperatures and plenty of sunshine throughout the year. November marks the end of the rainy and hurricane season in Punta Cana, which means there is still a decent chance you'll experience strong winds and intense rainfall during your holiday.


    At this time of the year, the average temperature for the resort slowly falls as the month progresses, dropping down from 27°C on November 1st down to 26°C by November 30th. Daily highs and daily lows change in a similar fashion falling from 30°C to 29°C and from 24°C down to 23°C, respectively.

    In recent times, the highest temperature that's ever been registered in Punta Cana in November is 35°C, whilst the lowest temperature ever recorded in the resort during this month is 17°C.


    Since it falls at the end of the wet season in Punta Cana, November sees a fair amount of rainfall in comparison to January or February. During this month, the average rainfall for the resort is 116mm – that's around five inches. This precipitation is divided between seven rainy days, which means there is a fairly good chance you'll get some of the wet stuff during your holiday. If your break is subject to rain, it will most likely be in heavy downpours and over with very fast.

    The most likely type of precipitation you can expect to experience in Punta Cana in November is thunderstorms, followed by light rain and moderate rain. Precipitation most commonly occurs around November 1st, when it falls on 55% of days. On the other hand, rainfall is least likely to make an appearance around November 30th, when it only falls on 43% of days.

    Average Sunshine Hours

    Despite the intense rainfall, Punta Cana enjoys around eight hours of sunshine each day in November – that's one hour less than in October and September. With so much sunshine to enjoy every single day, you'll have loads of opportunities to explore the resort and soak up some sunshine at the beach or by the pool.

    Throughout the month, the length of the day in Punta Cana is gradually decreasing, with a difference of 20 minutes between the beginning and the end of the month. The shortest day in November is November 30th with 11 hours and six minutes of daylight, whilst the longest day of the month is November 1st with 11 hours and 26 minutes of daylight.

    Cloud Coverage

    In November, the sky in Punta Cana is best described as being partly cloudy, with a median cloud coverage of 48%. This median begins at 50% on November 1st and falls down to 48% by November 11th, before rising back up to 49% by November 30th.


    Over the course of an average November in Punta Cana, typical wind speeds range between 0 m/s and 7 m/s (light air to moderate breeze), almost never exceeding 9 m/s (fresh breeze). The highest average wind speed of 5 m/s (gentle breeze) usually happens around November 30th, when the average daily maximum is 7 m/s. On the other hand, the lowest average wind speed of 4 m/s (gentle breeze) tends to occur around November 8th, when the average daily maximum is 6 m/s (moderate breeze).

    November marks the end of the hurricane season in Punta Cana. Although the last major hurricane hit the Dominican Republic over 15 years ago in 1998, there is a serious hurricane risk every day in the resort between June and November. On the bright side, hurricanes are predicted well in advance, giving you more than enough notice to change your holiday plans or take any extra precautions if necessary.


    The relative humidity for Punta Cana in November fluctuates between 66% (mildly humid) and 94% (very humid), almost never falling below 60% or reaching 99%. The air is usually at its driest around November 29th, when the relative humidity levels fall below 69% three days out of every four. November 4th is normally when the air is at its most humid, when the relative humidity levels rise above 92% three days out of every four.

    Average Sea Temperature

    The average sea temperature for Punta Cana in November is 28°C – that's slightly cooler than the previous month. Even though everyone feels water temperatures differently, almost everyone will agree that this is the perfect temperature for swimming, which is why you'll see so many people on the beaches at this time of year.

    Punta Cana Hotels in November

    Bavaro Princess All Suites Resort Spa & Casino

    If you're looking for a hotel that has it all, consider staying at the Bavaro Princess All Suites Resort Spa & Casino. Here you'll find a wide selection of suites, providing something for all tastes and group sizes. Onsite facilities and services are numerous and include bars, restaurants, swimming pools, kids' clubs, entertainment, tennis courts and free WiFi access.

    Alsol del Mar

    For something a bit cheaper, check out Alsol del Mar. Accommodation is available in the form of studios, two- and three-bedroom apartments, guaranteeing something for all group sizes. There are loads of services and amenities available to enjoy, including spa, gym, bars, restaurants, swimming pools, golf course, water sport and sporting activities.

    Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana

    Families and couples looking for affordable five-star accommodation in Punta Cana should check out Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana. This complex is made up of several types of suite, each of which is well-equipped and luxurious. Onsite services and amenities include golf course, spa, gym, bars, restaurants, nightclub, private beach, swimming pool and water sports. 

    Punta Cana Beach for November

    Cap Cana

    Cap Cana beach is ideal for couples, honeymooners or adult solo travelers. Most of this area is adults only, catering for ultimate relaxation and peace. The beaches here are said to be some of the world's greatest, and the area offers luxurious five star resorts, a marina and an ecological reserve. Take advantage of the water sports that are available, such as kayaking, wind surfing or paddle boarding. Or, if laying in a hammock listening to the sounds of the soft waves and admiring the beautiful palm trees is more your thing, then this beach has you covered.

    Isla de Mona 

    If you feel like exploring, you can take a boat trip to the nearby Isla de Mona where you will discover more powder white, tropical beaches.

    Bars and Restaurants


    Lorenzillo's is the palce to go for excellent service and dishes prepared and cooked with passion and skill. The lobster thermidor is exceptional and well worth ordering, you can taste the freshness in this dish as well as all their fish dishes. The bread basket although sounding simple, is a must try. Featuring a fabulous variety such as red jalapeno pepper, and even comes with herb butter.  The owners and staff here go out of their way to make sure you and your group have a memorable meal.


    If you're in the mood for an Indian meal, head to Pranama in Bavaro. The portion sizes aren't huge, but instead are packed with flavour, so a good tip for this place is to order a selection of dishes to share with your group. This place offers a warm, and welcoming atmosphere along with beautiful decor, fabulous alcholic drinks selection and excellent choices for vegetarians.

    Imagine Punta Cana Disco

    Also in Bavaro, there is Imagine Punta Cana Disco to check out. Set inside a cave, this club is filled with Latin, hip-hop and reggae tunes to dance to, and the energy is contagious. With a huge selection of drinks, and package deals for unlimited refils, this place is ideal for party animals looking for a lively night of clubbing.

    Things to do in Punta Cana in November

    Manati Park

    Manati Park is a must if you're visiting Punta Cana with the family. This fun-filled theme park is packed with activities and events suitable for all ages, including a zoo, Taino village, a nature park, animal shows and even the opportunity to swim with dolphins and interact with the other animals in the park. There are plenty of bars and restaurants located throughout the park, so you'll be spoilt for choice when lunchtime rolls around. Don't forget to stop by the gift shop before you leave, where you can pick up all sorts of gifts for friends and family back home.

    Canopy Adventure Zip Lines

    For a thrilling adventure, head to Bavaro where Canopy Adventure Zip Lines are based. Fly through the Anamuya jungle, admiring the stunning scenery of the tropical forest along the way. As well as the zipline, you can also have a ride on the Extreme Swing Adventure, certainly not for those who are afraid of heights, but perfect for those seeking an adrenaline kick!

    Outback Adventures Punta Cana Tours

    If you feel like exploring, book yourself in for a Outback Adventures Punta Cana Tours. This trip is the best way to experience the culture and everyday life of the residents of the Dominican Republic. The itinerary is huge and includes visiting local homes and schools, shopping for local products, boogie boarding, catching a glimpse of the local wildlife in its natural habitat and stopping by hidden lagoons for a dip. The price of the excursion includes pick-up and drop-off at your hotel, coffee with the locals, family-style Dominican lunch, fresh fruit and sugarcane tastings, unlimited drinks and an English-speaking guide.

    Bavaro Splash Speed Boats

    Bavaro Splash Speed Boats is another fabulous choice for the adrenaline junkies! Ride your very own speedboat over crystal clear waters, with unforgettable views of the paradise island. Then have a go at Snuba, a mix between scuba diving and snorkelling, to experience the incredible underwater world.

    Dates for the Diary

    Dominican Constitution Day

    On November 6th, the whole of Punta Cana celebrates the Dominican Constitution Day. This public holiday is held in honour of the day that the constitution of a new nation was signed in 1884. Traditional events include music concerts from local bands and speeches from important people about the state of the country and how far it's come over the years.

    Thanksgiving in Punta Cana

    November 27th marks Thanksgiving in Punta Cana, an American holiday which is celebrated at Be Live Grand Punta Cana. Whilst many hotels celebrate this important holiday, none put on a party like the Be Live Grand Punta Cana which offers a menu of stuffed turkey, seasonal vegetables, loads of side dishes and tempting desserts. There are plenty of things for the whole family to get involved with on this day, including dance classes, beachside aerobics, pool party and a tequila competition.

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